Waking Ned Devine

Waking Ned Devine

DVD - 1999
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When Ned Devine dies from shock after winning the lottery, two longtime friends, Michael and Jackie, discover the body and agree Ned would want them to benefit from his good luck. They embark upon an outrageous scheme to claim the ticket -- but first they have to get all the townsfolk to go along with their plan.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, 1999
Branch Call Number: WAK
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col., 4 3/4 in

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catsrule123
Dec 05, 2014

I have seen this delightful Irish movie several times and kill myself laughing each time. Not to be missed.

xaipe Feb 04, 2014

One of my favorites. I just watched it again and it's as delightful as I remembered. Small town Ireland filled with characters hoping and conspiring for a slice of illicit lottery winnings. Two Irish geezers expertly played by the late Ian Bannon and David Kelly are a joy to watch. One of the pleasures of "Waking Ned Devine" is in the richness of the local eccentric population. Watch it for an evening of laughter. Made me wish I lived in Ireland.

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bstudent
Jun 02, 2012

comedy, poor community rich in friendship, big winnings, death, spiteful vindictiveness and awful comedic releif in ending.

lollygrrl Sep 05, 2011

I have to agree with the other commenters. Hilarious, delightful, and the naked old man on the motorcycle....tastefully done and very funny.

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Keogh
Jan 22, 2011

Hilarious, poignant, and delightful film about friendship and dreaming; it's perfectly cast, with the two leads Ian Bannen and David Kelly. With the news that Kelly has passed away, the world seems a darker place without him. Rest in peace, Mr. Kelly.

suevi Jul 04, 2010

A delight for the entire family, even the quick scenes of a 70 year old naked man on a motor cycle comes out to be nothing more than good clean fun. An original idea made into a terrific movie. An enjoyable story with wonderful and like-able characters

beckz Mar 31, 2008

If you have an Irish bone in your body you will love this! Totally Hilarious!

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seaspirit
Mar 20, 2008

Thoroughly delightful movie. Background scenery is of the old Ireland that is seldom seen any more.

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